Children’s Research Institute/Marsico Lung Institute Joint Seminar: “Neutrophil Elastase and Macrophage Function in CF”

February 21, 2020

“Neutrophil Elastase and Macrophage Function in CF” Judith A. Voynow, MD Dr. Voynow is a pediatric pulmonologist with research interests in cystic fibrosis, bronchopulmonary dysplasia and interactions between hosts and pulmonary susceptibility to environmental factors. Her laboratory has focused on understanding how neutrophil elastase in the CF airway causes lung disease and is investigating potential … Continued

Children’s Research Institute Seminar Series: “Unmasking the Face of Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia”

February 11, 2020

“Unmasking the Face of Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia” Stephanie Davis, MD Chair, Department of Pediatrics Physician-in-Chief, N.C. Children’s Hospital Charles Everett and Katherine M. Brewer Professor of Pediatrics Dr. Davis is a world-renown expert in pediatric pulmonology, with extensive expertise in infant and preschool lung function testing, who has been a member of many national and … Continued

Children’s Research Institute Seminar Series: “Insight into tumor-stroma interactions in medulloblastoma from scRNA-seq analysis”

January 14, 2020

“Insight into tumor-stroma interactions in medulloblastoma from scRNA-seq analysis” Timothy R. Gershon, MD, PhD Dr. Gershon is a pediatric neurologist whose research interests focus on neurobiology of cerebellar development and medulloblastoma, the most common malignant brain tumor in children. While many medulloblastoma patients achieve long-term survival through combined radiation and chemotherapy, this treatment causes long-term … Continued

Children’s Research Institute Seminar Series: “Organophosphate Pesticide Exposure in Pregnancy in Association with Ultrasound and Delivery Measures of Fetal Growth”

December 10, 2019

“Organophosphate Pesticide Exposure in Pregnancy in Association with Ultrasound and Delivery Measures of Fetal Growth” Kelly K. Ferguson, PhD, MPH Dr. Ferguson leads the Perinatal and Early Life Epidemiology Group at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and holds a secondary appointment in the NIEHS Reproductive & Developmental Biology Laboratory. The Perinatal and Early … Continued

Children’s Research Institute Seminar Series: “The Contemporary Crisis in Academic Journal Publishing — We are All in This Together!”

November 12, 2019

“The Contemporary Crisis in Academic Journal Publishing — We are All in This Together!” Sue Tolleson-Rinehart, PhD Following the University of California’s system-wide decision to cancel subscriptions to Elsevier among its 10 campuses, the debate surrounding academic journal publishing—and its cost—has come sharply into focus for many universities. Please join Dr. Tolleson-Rinehart for a talk … Continued

Children’s Research Institute Seminar Series: “Air Pollution Exposure Modeling and Non-Invasive Biomarker Analysis for Clinical Studies”

October 8, 2019

“Air Pollution Exposure Modeling and Non-Invasive Biomarker Analysis for Clinical Studies” Mike Breen, PhD, and Meghan E. Rebuli, PhD Dr. Michael Breen is a Research Physical Scientist at the US Environmental Protection Agency in the National Exposure Research Laboratory. He is an Adjunct Professor in Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering at North Carolina State University, … Continued